The relationship between signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and bilateral occlusal contact patterns during lateral excursions.

@article{Watanabe1998TheRB,
  title={The relationship between signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and bilateral occlusal contact patterns during lateral excursions.},
  author={Eiichirou Watanabe and Hirofumi Yatani and Takuo Kuboki and Yoshizo Matsuka and Shigeru Terada and M. Gabriela Orsini and Atsushi Yamashita},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={409-15}
}
The relationship between signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and bilateral occlusal contact patterns was investigated in 143 TMD patients (mean age: 34.0 +/- 15.9 years; 38 male and 105 female). In addition to an interview regarding chief complaints and accompanying symptoms, various muscles and the temporomandibular joints were palpated bilaterally and occlusal analyses were made. Only 5 out of 108 paired variables were found to be significantly associated by using the chi… CONTINUE READING